John Ball and Colchester

Here are some of the panels just inside the door of the Colchester Playhouse, now a theatre-themed public house. They illustrate John Ball, after whom a minor town centre road is also named, becoming a priest, a prisoner at Maidstone and then participating in the 1381 Peasants’ Revolt (from 30 May), fighting at Blackheath (on 12… Continue reading John Ball and Colchester

Three new books about Herefordshire villages….

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre (HARC) & Logaston Press invite you to celebrate the launch of three Parish histories at 7.30pm on Tuesday 7th November at HARC, Fir Tree Lane, Rotherwas, Hereford HR2 6LA With short talks by the authors Refreshments available Eardisley’s Early History and the story of The Baskervilles Edited by Malcolm Mason… Continue reading Three new books about Herefordshire villages….